Board of Education Mission Statement

“Engage the mind, empower the learner, inspire excellence, influence the world.”

Board Members

School Board

2017-2018 Overarching Goal

“All Central students graduate ready to be successful in college or the workforce, and equipped with the necessary skills to be a leader in their family, community, and career.”

Click here for a description of the 2017-2018 Board goals.

Listing of Development and Training Completed by Board Members

All Illinois school board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district. For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member. When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym “IASB” follows the listed activity.

NameDevelopment and Training Activity and ProviderDate Completed
(beginning in 2012 unless otherwise noted)
Janet MarlovitsOpen Meetings Act

Four Hour Mandatory Board Training

Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training

Superintendent Evaluation - The Essential Work of the Board

The Basics of Governance
August 5, 2015

August 4. 2015 refresher August 8, 2017

January 17, 2016

November 20, 2015

November 17, 2017
Laura RabeOpen Meetings Act

Four Hour Mandatory Board Training

Collective Bargaining

Four Hour Mandatory Board Training
March 6, 2012

July 11, 2013

November 2014

August 4, 2015 refresher August 8, 2017
Jeff KellenbergerOpen Meetings Act

Four Hour Mandatory Board

Four Hour Mandatory Board Training

Data First for Governance: Using Data to make Decisions

The R Factor: How to Manage the one Thing you Control
May 2, 2013

July 11, 2013

August 4, 2015

November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017
Mitch PenarFour Hour Mandatory Board TrainingAugust 4, 2015 refresher August 8, 2017
Jeff GormanFour Hour Mandatory Board Training

Open Meetings Act

Four Hour Mandator Board Training
July 11, 2013

August 15, 2015 refresher August 8, 2017

August 4, 2015
Christina JohnsonOpen Meetings Act

Four Hour Mandatory Board Training

The Basics of Governance
July 17, 2017

August 8, 2017

November 17, 2017
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